Prevalence of mental disorders in Europe: results from the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD) project

@article{Alonso2004PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of mental disorders in Europe: results from the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD) project},
  author={J Alonso and Matthias C. Angermeyer and Sebastian Bernert and Ronny Bruffaerts and Terry Brugha and Heather Bryson and Giovanni de Girolamo and Ron de Graaf and Koen Demyttenaere and Isabelle Gasquet and Josep Maria Haro and Steven J. Katz and Ronald C. Kessler and Viviane Kovess and Jean Pierre L{\'e}pine and Johan Ormel and Gabriella Polidori and L. J. Russo and Gemma Vilagut and Josu{\'e} Almansa and Saena Arbabzadeh-Bouchez and Jaume Autonell and Mariola Bernal and M. A. Buist‐Bouwman and Miquel Codony and Ant{\`o}nia Domingo-Salvany and Miguel A. Ferrer and S. S. Joo and Montserrat Martinez-Alonso and Herbert Matschinger and Fausto Mazzi and Zoe Morgan and Pierluigi Morosini and Concepci{\'o} Palac{\'i}n and B. Romera and Nicholas Taub and W. A. M. Vollebergh},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2004},
  volume={109}
}
Objective:  To describe the 12‐month and lifetime prevalence rates of mood, anxiety and alcohol disorders in six European countries. 
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